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We're already in the thick of October, which means your scary movie binges should be well underway. While we have all of our horror movie DVDs lined up and ready to go, we also love hunkering down for those spooky TV marathons, too. Everyone loves Freeform's 13 Nights of Halloween, but where do you go when you really want to get your heartbeat racing? The answer is AMC. The channel has its FearFest movie marathon every season, and this year, you can enjoy gory, haunting, and stomach-churning films from Oct. 23 until Halloween. Stock up on peanuts and candy corn (eat them together, it will change your life) and prepare to scream bloody murder at the full schedule below. Related17 Movies Set in the Fall to Watch With a Warm and Spicy Latte Monday, Oct. 23 9 a.m. - Halloween 11 a.m. - Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers 1 p.m. - »
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After sitting on the shelf for nearly a decade, Fox is getting ready to revive a classic franchise with The Predator. Director Shane Black, who starred in the original movie, has been hard at work on the reboot for a long time and fans have been waiting eagerly for a first look at the new take on the classic sci-fi series. Now, courtesy of the Brand Licensing Expo in London, we have a new poster for The Predator and it leans heavily into the recently confirmed suburban setting for the movie. Also, there's a lot of lightning.
The poster was shared to Instagram from the Brand Licensing Expo by Dirtees. The Predator poster has yet to be officially released by Fox, but we get a great look at it here. The image features a shot overlooking a suburban neighborhood from high above, with a bunch of lightning forming the distinct shape of the titular alien. »
The film, directed by Iron Man 3‘s Shane Black (who also starred in the original Predator alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger as marine Hawkins), is set between Predator 2 and 2010’s Predators. Rather than being set in the jungle once again, The Predator is instead taking place in a suburban area and centered around a young son and his father.
Check out the poster seen at the Expo below…
The Predator is currently set for a February 9th, 2018 release and features a cast that includes Boyd Holbrook (Logan), Trevante Rhodes (Moonlight), Thomas Jane (The Punisher), Augusto Aguilera (The Fifth Man), Jacob Tremblay (Room) Sterling K. Brown (This is Us, The People v. O.J. Simpson), Keegan-Michael Key (Key & Peele), Olivia Munn (X-Men: Apocalypse), Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones »
- Ricky Church
Up-and-comer Jack Mulhern has been cast as co-lead Tyler Locke, the oldest son of Rendell and Nina and a protective older brother to his siblings, in “Locke & Key”, Hulu’s one-hour horror/fantasy drama adaptation of the Idw comic by Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez, Deadline writes. And how about this… Danny Glover (Predator 2, Saw, the […] »
- Brad Miska
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We salute the highs, lows and plain hilarious in the world of the movie tagline...
Hanging proudly on the wall of a room in my house where I escape to watch films and play videogames (a room that you can call anything you like, but – for the love of all that is decent – must not be referred to as a ‘man cave’) is a framed poster for a movie I have never seen. A movie that I shall probably never see.
It takes pride of place nestled between The Shining, which is the wife’s joint favourite film ever (tied with Overboard), and Batman ’89. Why? Because it has arguably the single greatest tagline ever plastered over a film advertisement:
"Unwittingly, he trained a dolphin to kill the president of the United States."
It just makes me smile every time I enter the room. As Den of Geek »
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Of all the franchise reboots due to be churned out by Hollywood in the coming years, one of the most highly anticipated is The Predator, from 20th Century Fox. Directed by Shane Black (who starred in the original Predator in 1987), from a script he co-write with Fred Dekker, it’s intended to reignite the iconic film series and draw an entirely new generation of fans to its high concept premise. Updates on the production have been few and far between, though – which is why it’s noteworthy that a recent conversation between Stacey Snider and Variety provides a new perspective on the movie.
Stacey Snider gave the interview to mark her first anniversary as Chairperson and CEO of 20th Century Fox, and in a wide-ranging discussion, the studio head took time to detail her »
- Sarah Myles
It has been a while since we've seen a Predator movie, but that is going to change next year. Fox has been working on a reboot for quite some time and the movie has completed filming. Good or bad, The Predator is coming for us on August 3, 2018. Plot details have been a little sketchy, but we have heard previously that the long-awaited new Predator movie is going to feature a suburban setting. Now, Fox CEO Stacey Snider has confirmed that this is indeed going to be the case. Welcome to the suburbia, Predator franchise.
Stacey Snider recently spoke at length with Variety on a range of topics relating to Fox and the future of the studio. At one point, while discussing the possibility of franchise fatigue, she decided to talk a bit about The Predator, which is being directed by Shane Black. In addition to confirming the suburban setting, she »
Although Arnold Schwarzenegger rejected the opportunity to reprise his role as Dutch from Predator for Shane Black’s upcoming sequel, it seems The Predator will have at least one connection to earlier movies, as Jake Busey has revealed that he is playing the son of Gary Busey’s Predator 2 character, special agent Peter Keyes.
““[Shane Black] called me and he said ‘Hey, you wanna do this movie? We don’t have money for you but it’ll be a fun thing to come play and be your father’s son,’” Busey told The Red Booth. “And so as much as I have followed in my Dad’s footsteps career-wise, this is like really following in his footsteps by playing a character who is the son of the character he played. And I don’t think there would be any other forum where I would do that. I think this is the one thing. »
- Gary Collinson
Ghostbusters action figures highlight a new round of collectibles from Diamond Select toys, and in today's Horror Highlights, we also have release details for Eric Red's new werewolf book, trailers for The Blessed Ones and Altar, and new images from Whispers.
New Diamond Select Toys Collectibles: From Diamond Select Toys: "Another New Toy day has arrived, and a new shipment of Diamond Select Toys items have arrived at your local comic shop! Multiple sets of Minimates mini-figures, from Watchmen, Predator and Forbidden Planet, as well as a popular Back to the Future Time Machine vehicle, are in comic shops now, as well as the fifth assortment of Ghostbusters Movie action figures! Reserve your favorites at your local comic shop, or order through your favorite online retailer!
Back to the Future 2 Hover Time Machine Electronic Vehicle
It’s time to go back… back to the future! Dst has upgraded their »
- Derek Anderson
It’s common knowledge now that Shane Black’s The Predator will be something of a sequel rather than a complete overhaul of the franchise, and now we’ve got more details of how it will advance the previously established lore. Turns out, it involves a Busey family legacy. Jake Busey—son of Gary—recently told The Red Booth Show that he’s playing the son of his father’s character in Predator 2, Special Agent Peter Keyes. (Keyes met his demise in that movie.)
Busey the younger, of the From Dusk To Dawn series, relayed his conversation with Black. “He called me and he said ‘Hey, you wanna do this movie? We don’t have money for you but it’ll be a fun thing to come play and be your father’s son,’” he said. He also noted that he thinks the new movie would qualify as Predator »
- Esther Zuckerman
Ever since writer-director Shane Black boarded 20th Century Fox's new film The Predator, the filmmaker has stated that it is not a reboot or a remake, and today we have even more proof that is the case. One of The Predator stars, Jake Busey, revealed in a new interview that his character actually has a connection to the original Predator movies, confirming that it continues the timeline set up in 1987's The Predator and 1990's The Predator 2. This connection is also with his own family, since he plays the son of Peter Keyes, the character his father, Gary Busey, played in Predator 2.
The actor made this revelation during an interview with The Red Booth, where he stated that writer-director Shane Black had told him right away that he'd be playing the son of his father's character from Predator 2. In that sequel, Peter Keyes was DEA Special Agent Peter Keyes, »
In October of 1996, director Stephen Hopkins’ (Predator 2, A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, The Reaping) adventure horror film The Ghost and The Darkness hit theaters. Starring Val Kilmer, John Kani, Brian McCardie, and Michael Douglas,… Continue Reading →
The post 10 Reasons Why The Ghost and The Darkness is Jaws But With Lions appeared first on Dread Central. »
- Jonathan Barkan
Predator turned 30 recently and, even three decades later, it remains a true action classic. The movie holds up incredibly well, even by today's standards, and the creature is still a relevant part of pop culture. Shane Black is currently shooting The Predator, a sequel to the original, which is set to come out next year. Before he was a successful writer/director, Shane Black was an actor and, he actually starred alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in the original Predator. That being the case, Black recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of the movie.
Shane Black took a break from reviving the Predator franchise and took to social media in order to honor the 30th anniversary of Predator. On his Twitter, he shared a pretty sweet looking poster, with Arnold Schwarzenegger's Dutch front-and-Center, celebrating the entirety of the franchise. Shane Black, who played Hawkins, did have a very simple but effective message »
Celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of Predator with this collection of original comic book sequels to the film. In celebration of Predator‘s big anniversary, Dark Horse is releasing three now-classic tales in one oversized, deluxe hardcover volume that collects together ’80s/’90s mini-series’ Predator: Concrete Jungle, Predator: Cold War and Predator: Dark River! Before Predator 2 was ever conceived as a film, […] »
- John Squires
The Alien franchise has a long and winding history. From lengthy gestation periods between sequels, to lots of conflict between filmmakers and studios, to varying audience interest over the years - I’m amazed that they just haven’t given up yet. Despite all these challenges, the series has persevered for nearly 40 years and gained legions of fans. As of late, the Alien franchise is back in theaters with a prequel storyline being helmed by series originator, Ridley Scott. Predator will also soon be back in theaters with a new film in 2018.
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A new teaser poster for Shane Black's The Predator reboot has been revealed and it puts a new twist on a classic quote from the original John McTiernan movie from 1987. While we've seen one picture of a Predator from the set in Vancouver, that's about all we know aside from the cast. Even the photo doesn't shed much light about what could be happening in the movie unless Predator hunters have teamed up with humans to fight something worse than humans and Predator hunters. Or maybe they're just joyriding in a tank. An official teaser poster has been spotted at the Licensing Expo currently being held in Las Vegas.
The new teaser poster comes to us courtesy of Collider and it contains a twist on a familiar quote from the original movie. The line, "You are one beautiful mother &@%!$" is credited to Olivia Munn's character Casey from the upcoming The Predator. »
Alien: Covenant opened in theaters this past weekend and brought in an estimated $36 million at the box office.
Fox’s film enjoyed a solid global debut performance as the Ridley Scott directed film that is the second of the prequel series and the sixth Alien feature film in the franchise earned $66.3 million globally.
In space, no one can hear you scream. After nearly four decades, those words remain synonymous with the sheer, relentless intensity of Ridley Scott’s masterpiece of futuristic horror, Alien. Now, the father of the iconic franchise returns once more to the world he created to explore its darkest corners with Alien: Covenant, a pulse-pounding new adventure that pushes the boundaries of R-rated terror.
The films timeline line up as such:
Engineers create humanity. Archaeologists Elizabeth Shaw and Charles Holloway discover humanity’s origins »
- Michelle Hannett
Black is familiar with the source material, appearing in the first "Predator" movie (1987) as an actor.
The new film is set to be released August 3, 2018, by 20th Century Fox in IMAX.
- Michael Stevens
Upon first glance at the title it might seem like some "click-bait" article trying to get read. And perhaps, no matter what you read here, that is how you're going to see it. However, once you finish reading this opinion piece (and remember, this is simply my opinion), you may very well agree that Ridley Scott is no longer the man to handle the Alien franchise. Especially after watching this weekend's less than stellar Alien: Covenant.
When the first Alien movie landed in theaters in 1979, it was groundbreaking. It featured incredible special effects, a plausible look at the space program in the future, and a scene of such amazingly grotesque proportions (the alien exploding out of a crew mate's stomach), it still shocks people to this day. The film was smart, it featured a female kicking ass, and in many ways, the first Alien movie directed by Ridley Scott is still ahead of it's time. »
In 1979 the world of cinema was forever changed as Alien arrived in theatres across the world. Based on a script from Dan O’Bannon, director Ridley Scott scared an entire generation senseless with his chilling space-set sci-fi horror. The film followed a group of space miners whom, after investigating a distress beacon on an uncharted planet, found themselves in distress as they came under attack from the deadliest of foes, the Xenomorph. The creature came from the inventive brain of the late H. R. Giger and has haunted viewers ever since it first sprung forth from John Hurt’s chest cavity.
Since Alien burst onto the screen we’ve had three sequels, two spin-offs and, with this week’s release, Alien: Covenant, two prequels. That’s a lot of films for one creature to inhabit and the results have varied. There’s been a lot of debate over the years about which film is best, »
- Kat Hughes
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